Below are links to a number of local and national GIS resources. If there are others you think should be included, or you find any broken links, please contact us.

GIS News & Resources

Indiana GIS Links

National GIS Links

GIS Resources for Kids & Educators

Free GIS Tools

  • ArcExplorer – Free GIS Desktop data viewer
  • ArcGIS Online – Free GIS Web data viewer
  • MultiSpec – A Freeware Multispectral Image Data Analysis System from the Purdue Research Foundation and IndianaView
  • OSGeo-Live – is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB thumb drive or Virtual Machine based on Xubuntu, that allows you to try a wide variety of open source geospatial software without installing anything. It is composed entirely of free software, allowing it to be freely distributed, duplicated and passed around
  • USGS Mapping Science Products – includes data, tools and maps for topographic, geologic and water resource applications

Metadata Resources

Glossaries of Terms

Indiana Associations